Written by Bob Bendick | May 8th, 2012
As we bid farewell to Carol Baudler, Director of the Conservancy’s Conservation Campaigns, we look back at Carol’s achievements and her approach to getting things done — for both the Conservancy and for our country.
Written by Bob Bendick | November 3rd, 2011
This past year of budget cutting has revealed that America’s natural resource funding is a target for deep cuts. Will these programs be cut even more in the Budget Control Act process?
Written by Bob Bendick | May 19th, 2010
What’s the American Power Act? A bill that could kick-start a new clean energy industry — and make the United States a global leader against climate change, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.
Written by Bob Bendick | April 17th, 2010
A recent White House conference holds great promise for a new conservation approach — but making it work will require commitment, cooperation and adequate funds.
Written by Bob Bendick | April 14th, 2010
Last Friday’s White House Conference on America’s Great Outdoors featured a new generation that’s taking conservation into its own hands, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.
Written by Bob Bendick | March 4th, 2010
40 years ago, science described the risks of toxic chemicals for human health — and people and governments acted. So why isn’t the United States now applying risk analysis to climate change?
Written by Bob Bendick | February 24th, 2010
President Obama’s proposed federal budget has some very good things for nature — and people who depend on nature, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.
Written by Bob Bendick | January 1st, 2010
A four-foot volunteer tree grows on the roof of The Nature Conservancy’s headquarters — is it a metaphor for the future direction of conservation?
Written by Bob Bendick | December 4th, 2009
I recently published a blog post at the National Journal’s Energy and Environment Expert Blog concerning the Obama administration’s recently announced targets for short-term greenhouse gas emissions targets in the run-up to the UN climate change meeting in Copenhagen. Below is an excerpt from that post. You can read my entire response at the National […]